Nantwich is a market town and civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire East and the county of Cheshire, England. It is located on the Cheshire Plain, on the shores of the River Weaver. The Shropshire Union Canal passes through to the west of the town on an embankment, crossing the A534 through an iron aqueduct, with the basin being a common mooring for visitors to the town. Nantwich is roughly 4 miles south-west of Crewe and 20 miles south-east of Chester. In accordance with the 2011 census, Nantwich has a permanent population of about 17424 and is host to a wide range of various gatherings held during the course of the year. The International Cheese Awards are completed in Nantwich as a part of Nantwich Show, which is an annual farming show held at the Dorfold Hall estate in July. The 83000 square foot marquee which contains the awards has had up to 4425 separate cheese entries from at least 26 nations. Another significant celebration involving food is the yearly Nantwich Food Festival, which occurs in the town centre over the first weekend in September. Restored as a free-entry fair in 2010, the event draws many artisan manufacturers from both the area and further afield, and presents chef presentations, family activities and entertainment. It draws in approximately 30000 visitors a year. The town is known for having the largest collection of historic buildings in the county. Many of the listed buildings can be found in the town centre, set within the 38 hectares (94 acres) of conservation area, which generally follows the perimeters of the late medieval and early post-medieval town. For all your home upgrades, make sure to make use of reliable experts in Nantwich to make certain of quality.